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The Promise of Light

by Paul Watkins Picador (December 16, 2014)

In The Promise of Light by Paul Watkins, it is 1921, and young Ben Sheridan's Irish-American father mysteriously dies in their small Rhode Island town. Determined to learn the truth about his family's cloudy...


The Blackwater Lightship

by Colm Toibin & Stephanie Roth Scribner (October 07, 2014)

It is Ireland in the early 1990s. Helen, her mother Lily, and her grandmother Dora have come together, after a decade of estrangement, to tend to Helen's beloved brother, Declan, who is dying of AIDS. Under...


Nora Webster: A Novel

by Colm Toibin Scribner (August 29, 2014)

From one of contemporary literature’s bestselling, critically acclaimed, and beloved authors: a “luminous” novel (Jennifer Egan, The New York Times Book Review) about a fiercely compelling young widow...


An Irish Doctor in Peace and at War

Irish Country #9

by Patrick Taylor Tom Doherty Associates (October 14, 2014)

Doctor O'Reilly heeds the call to serve his country in Irish Doctor in Peace and At War, the new novel in Patrick Taylor's beloved Irish Country series

Long before Doctor Fingal Flahertie O'Reilly became a fixture...


The Stranger on the Train: A Novel

by Abbie Taylor Atria Books (May 27, 2014)

A mother’s worst nightmare: the subway doors close with her baby son still on the train. In this suspenseful debut novel, a woman goes to unimaginable lengths to get her child back.

A struggling, single mother,...


Black Lake: A Novel

by Johanna Lane Little, Brown and Company (May 20, 2014)

"A lush, beguiling beauty, like the Ireland of its setting"* about a family losing grip of its legacy: a castle estate on the cliffs of Donegal.

*Elisa Albert, author of The Book of Dahlia

The Campbells have...


The Stranger You Know

Maeve Kerrigan #4

by Jane Casey St. Martin's Press (May 20, 2014)

He meets women. He gains their trust. He kills them. That's all London police detective Maeve Kerrigan knows about the man she is hunting. Three women have been strangled in their homes, and it appears to be...


The Lovers: A Charlie Parker Thriller

Detective Charlie "Bird" Parker #8

by John Connolly Atria Books (June 02, 2009)

New York Times bestselling author John Connolly writes an “unfailingly compelling” (New Orleans Times-Picayune) and lyrical tale that forces Private Investigator Charlie Parker to examine his haunting past...


Left for Dead

by Jane Casey St. Martin's Press (March 04, 2014)

A violent rapist is attacking women, leaving them for dead on south London streets. When young police woman Maeve Kerrigan responds to a domestic disturbance, she's horrified to stumble across the latest victim....


The Innocent Sleep

by Karen Perry Henry Holt and Co. (February 18, 2014)

"How good's the big twist? You won't see it coming."—Entertainment Weekly

"Terrific…an unpredictable and unsettling familial drama that has drawn comparisons to the novels of Gillian Flynn and fellow Dubliner...


Land of Dreams

Ellis Island #3

by Kate Kerrigan William Morrow Paperbacks (October 07, 2014)

Set in 1940s Los Angeles, the compelling final installment in New York Times bestselling author Kate Kerrigan’s sweeping immigrant trilogy begun in Ellis Island and City of Hope—a story of family, love,...


Dark Hollow

Detective Charlie "Bird" Parker #2

by John Connolly Atria Books (July 03, 2001)

“Connolly has crafted one of the most darkly intriguing books this reviewer has encountered in more than three decades of reading crime fiction.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

The second thriller...


Brooklyn

Costa Book Award for Best Novel 2009

by Colm Toibin Scribner (May 05, 2009)

Colm Tóibín’s New York Times bestselling novel—now an acclaimed film starring Saoirse Ronan and Jim Broadbent nominated for four Academy Awards including Best Picture—is “a moving, deeply satisfying...


Red Sky in Morning: A Novel

by Paul Lynch Little, Brown and Company (November 05, 2013)

A tense, thrilling debut novel that spans two continents, from "a writer to watch out for" (Colum McCann).

It's 1832 and Coll Coyle has killed the wrong man. The dead man's father is an expert tracker and ruthless...


Next of Kin

by John Boyne St. Martin's Press (August 20, 2013)

John Boyne has been heralded as "one of the most imaginative and adventurous of the young Irish novelists working today" by the Irish Independent. He achieved bestseller status and won numerous awards worldwide...


Fingal O'Reilly, Irish Doctor

Irish Country #8

by Patrick Taylor Tom Doherty Associates (October 15, 2013)

Fans of Taylor's bestselling Irish Country novels know Dr. Fingal Flahertie O'Reilly as the irascible senior partner of a general practice in the colorful Irish village of Ballybucklebo. Newly married to his...


Dark Lies the Island

by Kevin Barry Graywolf Press (September 24, 2013)

An award-winning collection from the author of City of Bohane, which was hailed by Pete Hamill as "full of marvels" (The New York Times Book Review)

* Short-listed for the Frank O'Connor Short Story Award * Winner...


Loopy

by Dan Binchy St. Martin's Press (August 27, 2013)

Dan Binchy's first two novels were delightful stories of small town Ireland and filled with a range of eccentric and hilarious characters. Both books received warm praise--The Washington Post called The Neon...


The Fields: A Novel

by Kevin Maher Reagan Arthur Books (August 13, 2013)

Kate Atkinson welcomes a first novel that's "a joy to read: fresh, funny, and always unexpected."

It's the first summer of lust for 14-year-old Jim Finnegan, a boy trying to become a man in 1980s Dublin. Jim's...


Holy Orders

Quirke #6

by Benjamin Black Henry Holt and Co. (August 20, 2013)

When the body of his daughter's friend is brought to his autopsy table, Quirke is plunged into a world of corruption that takes him to the darkest corners of the Irish Church and State.

"At first they thought...


Mondo Desperado: A Serial Novel

by Patrick McCabe HarperCollins e-books (November 16, 2010)

Patrick McCabe has long been recognized as a writer of rare talent and unique voice, whose vision of the world is so distinctive that "McCabesque" has become an adjective with multiple meanings, including "exquisitely,...


Emerald Germs Of Ireland

by Patrick McCabe HarperCollins e-books (November 23, 2010)

"There is something special about the relationship we all have with our mothers . . . "

Meet Pat McNab, forty-five years old, and about to embark on a homicidal rampage sparked by matricide. Or is he?

Pat spent...


Call Me the Breeze

by Patrick McCabe HarperCollins e-books (October 12, 2010)

With T. S. Eliot's words as his guide, Joey Tallon embarks on a journey toward enlightenment in the troubling psychedelic-gone-wrong atmosphere of the late 1970s. A man deranged by desire, and longing for belonging,...


The Irish Manor House Murder

Torrey Tunet #2

by Dicey Deere St. Martin's Press (July 09, 2013)

Ever seeking peace and quiet for her writing, Torrey Tunet believes she has found it in the quaint village of Ballynagh, nestled in the hills of rural Ireland. But something-she can't quite put her finger on...


The Twelfth Department

Alexei Korolev #3

by William Ryan St. Martin's Press (July 09, 2013)

Captain Alexei Korolev has nothing to complain about. He has his own room in an apartment, a job in the police force that puts food on the table, and his good health. In Moscow in 1937, that's a lot more than...


The Irish Cottage Murder

Torrey Tunet #1

by Dicey Deere St. Martin's Press (July 02, 2013)

Meet Torrey Tunet. Great career. Big dreams. One terrible mistake.

Accept an invitation from a stranger who spills soup on her at a restaurant to stay at his Irish castle? What is pretty translator Torrey Tunet...


This Side of Brightness

by Colum Mccann Henry Holt and Co. (June 25, 2013)

From the author of Songdogs, a magnificent work of imagination and history set in the tunnels of New York City.

In the early years of the century, Nathan Walker leaves his native Georgia for New York City and...


Songdogs

by Colum Mccann Picador (June 25, 2013)

With unreliable memories and scraps of photographs as his only clues, Conor Lyons follows in the tracks of his father, a rootless photographer, as he moved from war-torn Spain, to the barren plains of Mexico,...


Fishing the Sloe-Black River

by Colum Mccann Henry Holt and Co. (June 25, 2013)

The short fiction of Colum McCann documents a dizzying cast of characters in exile, loss, love, and displacement. There is the worn boxing champion who steals clothes from a New Orleans laundromat, the rumored...


Everything in This Country Must

by Colum Mccann Henry Holt and Co. (June 25, 2013)

In a daring tour de force, one of our writers takes on the most intractable of conflicts--the Troubles in Northern Ireland.

In Everything in This Country Must, his fourth book, Colum McCann, a writer of fierce...


Dancer

Irish Book Award for Best Novel 2004

by Colum Mccann Henry Holt and Co. (June 25, 2013)

From the acclaimed author of This Side of Brightness, the epic life and times of Rudolf Nureyev, reimagined in a dazzlingly inventive masterpiece-published to coincide with the tenth anniversary of Nureyev's...


On the Floor

by Aifric Campbell Picador (June 25, 2013)

"The smartest financial novel since The Bonfire of the Vanities, and the first with a fully drawn female heroine."—Frank Partnoy, bestselling author of F.I.A.S.C.O.: The Inside Story of a Wall Street Trader...


The Wrong Kind of Blood

Ed Loy #1

Shamus Best First P.I. Novel 2007

by Declan Hughes HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

After twenty years in Los Angeles, Ed Loy has come home to bury his mother. But hers is only the first dead body he encounters after crossing an ocean.

The city Loy once knew is an unrecognizable place, filled...


The Price of Blood

Ed Loy #3

by Declan Hughes HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

What's in a name? Apparently everything for Ed Loy, because that's the only information Father Vincent Tyrrell, brother of prominent racehorse trainer F. X. Tyrrell, offers when he asks for Ed's help in finding...


Pray for Us Sinners

by Patrick Taylor Tom Doherty Associates (June 18, 2013)

In Patrick Taylor's thrilling series set during the Troubles in Northern Ireland, a British Army bomb-disposal expert goes undercover to try to identify the source of the bombs being used by the Provisional...


All the Dead Voices

Ed Loy #4

by Declan Hughes HarperCollins (June 30, 2009)

“With All the Dead Voices, Declan Hughes once again demonstrates that the private detective novel can be vital, modern and relevant in the right hands.”

—Laura Lippman, New York Times bestselling author...


City of Lost Girls

Ed Loy #5

by Declan Hughes HarperCollins (April 06, 2010)

“Ed Loy is…more than worthy of a place among the great creations of Chandler and Hammett. Hughes is simply the best Irish crime novelist of his generation.”

—John Connolly

 

Shamus Award winner and Edgar®...


The Last Girl

Maeve Kerrigan #3

by Jane Casey St. Martin's Press (May 21, 2013)

"Maeve Kerrigan [is] a fascinating and plausible character…What she has is persistence, integrity and emotional intelligence, and a very deft way of insinuating herself into a reader's affections."—The Irish...


The Gods and Their Machines

by Oisín McGann Tom Doherty Associates (November 01, 2004)

The Gods and Their Machines marks the debut of a compelling new voice in science fiction and fantasy, set in a world that bears a disturbing resemblance to the Middle East and the conflict between Israel and...


City of Hope

Ellis Island #2

by Kate Kerrigan William Morrow Paperbacks (June 25, 2013)

The heartrending and inspiring sequel to Ellis Island, Kate Kerrigan's City of Hope is an uplifting story of a woman truly ahead of her time

When her beloved husband suddenly dies, young Ellie Hogan decides to...


Brandenburg: A Thriller

by Glenn Meade Howard Books (April 02, 2013)

Glenn Meade, the acclaimed, bestselling author of The Second Messiah, delivers unrivaled suspense, unforgettable characters, and a brilliantly absorbing story as a British agent and a German woman find themselves...


This Is the Way

Kerry Group Irish Fiction Award 2013

by Gavin Corbett Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 05, 2013)

Anthony Sonaghan is hiding out in an old tenement house in Dublin: he fears he's reignited an ancient feud between the two halves of his family. Twenty-first-century Dublin may have shopping malls and foreign...


Home Is the Sailor

by Patrick Taylor Tom Doherty Associates (March 05, 2013)

Fans of Patrick Taylor's bestselling Irish Country novels know Dr. Fingal Flahertie O'Reilly as the irascible senior partner of a general practice in the colourful Irish village of Ballybucklebo.

But there was...


Grania

by Morgan Llywelyn Tom Doherty Associates (February 20, 2007)

Here is an extraordinary novel about real-life Irish chieftain Grace O Malley. From Morgan Llywelyn, bestselling author of Lion of Ireland and the Irish Century novels, comes the story of a magnificent, sixteenth-century...


Christine Falls

Quirke #1

by Benjamin Black Henry Holt and Co. (March 06, 2007)

In the debut crime novel from the Booker-winning author, a Dublin pathologist follows the corpse of a mysterious woman into the heart of

a conspiracy among the city's high Catholic society

It's not the dead...


The Guards

Jack Taylor #1

Shamus Best P.I. Hardcover 2004

by Ken Bruen St. Martin's Press (April 01, 2007)

Still stinging from his unceremonious ouster from the Garda Síochána—the Guards, Ireland's police force—and staring at the world through the smoky bottom of his beer mug, Jack Taylor is stuck in Galway...


Vixen

Tom Brant & James Roberts #5

by Ken Bruen St. Martin's Press (August 01, 2005)

For the Southeast London police squad, it's rough, tough, dirty business as usual. The Vixen, the most sensuous, crazed female serial killer ever, is masterminding a series of lethal explosions. She is unpredictable,...


Second Burial for a Black Prince

by Andrew Nugent St. Martin's Press (April 01, 2007)

Sergeant Molly Power is on duty when the call comes in. A young African man has been attacked and left for dead in the countryside. His leg was amputated, but he managed to get to the house of a farmer, although...


Vengeance

Quirke #5

by Benjamin Black Henry Holt and Co. (August 07, 2012)

A bizarre suicide leads to a scandal and then still more blood, as one of our most brilliant crime novelists reveals a world where money and sex trump everything

It's a fine day for a sail, and Victor Delahaye,...


Calibre

Tom Brant & James Roberts #6

by Ken Bruen St. Martin's Press (April 01, 2007)

Somewhere in the teeming heart of London is a man on a lethal mission. His cause: a long-overdue lesson on the importance of manners. When a man gives a public tongue-lashing to a misbehaving child, or a parking...